English Fairy Tales

Jacobs, Joseph (Book - 1993)
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English Fairy Tales
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A collection of more than eighty traditional stories that recount the adventures of giants, witches, princes, princesses, and animals.
Authors: Jacobs, Joseph, 1854-1916
Title: English fairy tales
Publisher: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1993
Characteristics: 428 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Contents: Stupid's cries
The Lambton worm
The wise men of Gotham
Princess of Canterbury
The wee Bannock
Johnny Gloke
Coat o' clay
The three cows
The blinded giant
The pedlar of swaffham
The old witch
The three wishes
The buried moon
A son of Adam
The children in the wood
The Hobyahs
A pottle o' brains
The king of England and his three sons
King John and the Abbot of Canterbury
Rushen Coatie
The king o' the cats
The stars in the sky
Puddock, Mousie, and Ratton
The little bull-calf
The wee, wee Mannie
Habetrot and Scantlie Mab
Old mother Wiggle-Waggle
Earl Mar's daughter
Mr. Miacca
Whittington and his cat
The strange visitor
The laidly worm of Spindleston Heugh
The cat and the mouse
The fish and the ring
The magpie's nest
Kate Crackernuts
The cauld lad of Hilton
The ass, the table and the stick
Fairy ointment
The well of the world's end
Master of all masters
The three heads of the well
The pied piper
The golden ball
My own self
Black bull of Norroway
Yallery Brown
Three feathers Sir Gammer Vans
Tom Hickathrift
The Hedley kow
Gobborn seer
Tom Tit Tot
The three sillies
The rose-tree
The old woman and her pig
How Jack went to seek his fortune
Mr. Vinegar
Nix nought nothing
Jack Hannaford
Mouse and mouser
Cap o' rushes
Jack and the beanstalk
The story of the three little pigs
The master and his pupil
Titty Mouse and Tatty Mouse
Jack and his golden snuff-box
The story of the three bears
Jack the giant killer
Childe Rowland
Molly Whuppie
The red ettin
The golden arm
The history of Tom Thumb
Mr. Fox
Lazy Jack
Summary: A collection of more than eighty traditional stories that recount the adventures of giants, witches, princes, princesses, and animals.
Additional Contributors: Batten, John Dickson 1860-1932
ISBN: 0679428097
Branch Call Number: 398.0942 Ja
Statement of Responsibility: Joseph Jacobs ; with illustrations by John Batten
Subject Headings: Folklore England Fairy tales Fairy tales England
Topical Term: Folklore
Fairy tales
Fairy tales
LCCN: 93013878
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